Inspiring and Motivational Books for Teachers Adjusting to a New Normal

By Luis Diaz | April 27 2020 | Professional Studies

For faculty and school administrators dealing with closed campuses, in-person classes going online, and other challenges due to the COVID-19 crisis, we’ve assembled a list of professional resource titles that will aid in adjusting to new circumstances and finding the right mindset to deal with radical change.


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Atomic Habits
An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones
978-0-7352-1129-2
No matter your goals, Atomic Habits offers a proven framework for improving--every day. James Clear, one of the world's leading experts on habit formation, reveals practical strategies that will teach you exactly how to form good habits, break bad ones, and master the tiny behaviors that lead to remarkable results.
$27.00 US
Oct 16, 2018
Hardcover
320 Pages
Avery

Option B
Facing Adversity, Building Resilience, and Finding Joy
978-1-5247-3268-4
From Facebook’s COO and Wharton’s top-rated professor, the #1 New York Times best-selling authors of Lean In and Originals: a powerful, inspiring, and practical book about building resilience and moving forward after life’s inevitable setbacks.
$25.95 US
Apr 24, 2017
Hardcover
240 Pages
Knopf

The Outward Mindset
Seeing Beyond Ourselves
978-1-5230-8730-3
The new edition of an international bestseller helps individuals and organizations work more effectively together by shifting to an outward mindset to improve performance, spark collaboration, and accelerate innovation.
$17.95 US
Sep 10, 2019
Paperback
208 Pages
Berrett-Koehler Publishers

The War for Kindness
Building Empathy in a Fractured World
978-0-451-49924-0
“In this masterpiece, Jamil Zaki weaves together the very latest science with stories that will stay in your heart forever.”—Angela Duckworth, author of Grit
$27.00 US
Jun 04, 2019
Hardcover
272 Pages
Crown

Do Nothing
How to Break Away from Overworking, Overdoing, and Underliving
978-1-9848-2473-8
We work feverishly to make ourselves happy. So why are we so miserable? This manifesto helps us break free of our unhealthy devotion to efficiency and shows us how to reclaim our time and humanity with a little more leisure.
$25.00 US
Mar 10, 2020
Hardcover
288 Pages
Harmony

Designing Your Life
How to Build a Well-Lived, Joyful Life
978-1-101-87532-2
Designers create worlds and solve problems using design thinking. Look around your office or home—at the tablet or smartphone you may be holding or the chair you are sitting in. Everything in our lives was designed by someone. And every design starts with a problem that a designer or team of designers seeks to solve.
$26.95 US
Sep 20, 2016
Hardcover
272 Pages
Knopf